Australian WWII wreck seen for first time in 66 years
An Australian hospital ship which was torpedoed in World War II and sank with the loss of 268 lives was seen for the first time in 66 years Sunday when a remote-control camera captured footage of the wreck.
Superconductor magnet spacecraft heat shield being developed
Submersibles discover top-secret Japanese submarines
(PhysOrg.com) -- Two World War II Japanese submarines, designed with revolutionary technology to attack the U.S. mainland, have been discovered off the Hawaiian coast of Oʻahu. They are the I-14, which ...
A motley collection of boneworms (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- It sounds like a classic horror story -- eyeless, mouthless worms lurk in the dark, settling onto dead animals and sending out green "roots" to devour their bones. In fact, such worms do exist ...
NIU will use robotic submarine to explore melting occurring below Antarctic ice
(PhysOrg.com) -- Northern Illinois University geologists are helping to lead a multi-million-dollar, five-year investigation of melting near the base of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) using a 24-foot-long ...
NOAA Locates U.S. Navy Ship Sunk in World War II Battle
(PhysOrg.com) -- A NOAA-led research mission has located and identified the final resting place of the YP-389, a U.S. Navy patrol boat sunk approximately 20 miles off the coast of Cape Hatteras, NC, by a German ...
Work starts on new NPacific communications link
Work has started on a new 130 million US dollar submarine fibre optic cable that is expected to revolutionise communications in the islands of the North Pacific, officials said.
Yellow submarine to try again for Atlantic glide
(AP) -- A second try is about to get under way at sending a little yellow submarine gliding across the Atlantic Ocean to collect scientific data from beneath the waves.
'Ocean glider' home after two-month voyage
Scientists are celebrating the first successful deployment and retrieval in Australia of a remotely controlled, deep ocean-going robotic submarine destined to play a central role in measuring changes in two ...
Some fear Navy sonar may harm Fla.'s right whales
(AP) -- In the blue-green surf, 11 endangered North Atlantic right whales surface, jump and shoot mist high into the air through their blow holes.